Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Mr. Vandergelder disapprove of his niece's suitor?
2. How does Mr. Vandergelder's disapproval affect the marriage of his niece?
3. At the beginning of <i>The Matchmaker</i>, what is the relationship between Cornelius and Mr. Vandergelder?
4. What is Mr. Vandergelder's excuse for not promoting Cornelius to anything of significance?
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